TU Wien & CSH Associate Faculty
Michael Wimmer is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms at TU Wien (Technical University of Vienna), where he heads the Rendering and Modeling Group. His academic career started with his MSc in 1997 at TU Wien, where he obtained his PhD in 2001.
Michael’s research interests are real-time rendering, computer games, real-time visualization of urban environments, point-based rendering, procedural modeling and shape modeling. He has coauthored over 100 papers in these fields. He also coauthored the book Real-Time Shadows.
He served on many program committees, including ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia, Eurographics, Eurographics Symposium on Rendering, ACM I3D, etc. He is currently associate editor of Computers & Graphics, TVCG, and CGF. He was papers co-chair of EGSR 2008, Pacific Graphics 2012, and Eurographics 2015.